Browsing College of Human Ecology by Published Date "2008"

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Browsing College of Human Ecology by Published Date "2008"

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  • Wang, Weiqun; Ayella, Allan; Jiang, Yu; Ouyang, Ping; Qu, Hongyan (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2008)
    Consumption of dietary fibers, particularly fibers from wheat bran, has been associated with a reduced risk of colorectal cancer. However, the experimental evidence by using different fiber sources on colon cancer prevention ...
  • Sellers, Debra M. (2008)
    This creative work consists of a photograph and accompanying poem through which the reader is encouraged to examine stereotypes of death and to creatively explore beliefs concerning love and spirituality. Although cemeteries ...
  • Murray, John P.; Murray, Ann D. (Elsevier/Academic Press, 2008)
    The use of television and other media—such as video, computer programs, and CD material—in infancy and early childhood can have both positive and negative influences on the intellectual and social development of young ...
  • Garcia, Jane Mertz; Chambers, Edgar, IV; Matta, Ziad; Clark, Megan (2008)
    This study reports the viscosity (thickness) of nectar- and honey-thick liquids measured at a typical serving temperature. Centipoise (cP) measurements were compared for three products (two starch and one gum-based thickener) ...
  • Howells, Amber D.; Roberts, Kevin R.; Shanklin, Carol W.; Pilling, Valerie K.; Brannon, Laura A.; Barrett, Betsy B. (2008)
    Limited research has been conducted to assess employees' perceptions of barriers to implementing food safety practices. Focus groups were conducted with two groups of restaurant employees to identify perceived barriers ...
  • Jiang, Yu; Wang, Weiqun (2008)
    Weight control via dietary caloric restriction and/or physical activity has been demonstrated in animal models for cancer prevention. However, the underlying mechanisms are not fully understood. Body weight loss due to ...
  • Trost, Stewart G.; Rosenkranz, Richard R.; Dzewaltowski, David (2008)
    Purpose: To describe the physical activity (PA) levels of children attending after-school programs, 2) examine PA levels in specific after-school sessions and activity contexts, and 3) evaluate after-school PA differences ...
  • Coleman, Karen J.; Geller, Karly S.; Rosenkranz, Richard R.; Dzewaltowski, David A. (2008)
    BACKGROUND:  No research to date has extensively described moderate and vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and healthful eating (HE) opportunities in the after-school environment. The current study described the quality of ...
  • Dzewaltowski, David A.; Ryan, Gregory J.; Rosenkranz, Richard R. (2008)
    Objectives: The processes and conditions through which parents may influence children's physical activity have not been identified. This study tested the hypothesis that bonding with parents would moderate the relationships ...
  • Heinrich, Katie M.; Jitnarin, Nattinee; Suminski, Richard R.; Berkel, LaVerne; Hunter, Christine M.; Alvarez, Lisa; Brundige, Antionette R.; Peterson, Alan L.; Foreyt, John P.; Haddock, C. Keith; Poston, Walker S. Carlos (2008)
    Objective: To evaluate obesity classifications from body fat percentage (BF%), body mass index (BMI), and waist circumference (WC). Methods: 451 overweight/obese active duty military personnel completed all three ...
  • Rosenkranz, Richard R.; Dzewaltowski, David A. (2008)
    The home food environment can be conceptualized as overlapping interactive domains composed of built and natural, sociocultural, political and economic, micro-level and macro-level environments. Each type and level of ...
  • Murray, John P. (2008)
    Fifty years of research on the effect of TV violence on children leads to the inescapable conclusion that viewing media violence is related to increases in aggressive attitudes, values, and behaviors. The changes in ...
  • Stith, Sandra M.; Green, Narika M.; Smith, Douglas B.; Ward, David B. (2008)
    A meta-analysis investigating the relationship between marital satisfaction and intimate partner violence (IPV) was conducted with 32 articles. Overall, a small-to-moderate effect size (r = -.27) indicated a significant ...
  • Gould, Rebecca A.; Canter, Deborah D. (2008)
    Fewer than 50% of registered dietitians (RDs) supervise personnel and 76% have no budget authority. Because higher salaries are tied to increasing levels of authority and responsibility, RDs must seek management and ...
  • Kidd, Tandalayo; Johannes, Elaine; Simonson, Larry; Medeiros, Denis (2008)
    Nearly 9 million children and adolescents are overweight in the United States. The prevalence of overweight children aged 6-11 and overweight adolescents aged 12-19 has more than tripled in the past 30 years.1 Recognizing ...
  • Pilling, Valerie K.; Brannon, Laura A.; Shanklin, Carol W.; Howells, Amber D.; Roberts, Kevin R. (2008)
    Current national food safety training programs appear ineffective at improving food safety practices in foodservice operations, given the substantial number of Americans affected by foodborne illnesses after eating in ...
  • Hiller Connell, Kim Y.; Sontag, M. Suzanne (International Textile and Apparel Association, Inc., 2008)
    The last few years has seen significant increased mass media coverage of environmentally conscious apparel consumption. However, despite the increased attention in mass media, eco-conscious apparel acquisition remains ...
  • Ok, Chihyung; Shanklin, Carol W.; Back, Ki-Joon (2008)
    Using college students as research subjects in consumer research may or may not be appropriate. This paper discusses external validity of research findings using student subjects as surrogates for consumers in experimental, ...
  • Hsu, L. J. Y.; Johnson, C. B.; Jokura, Y.; Rider, M.; Maddock, J. E.; Heinrich, Katie M. (2008)
    Background: Support provided by the US Food Stamp Program (FSP) is intended to promote health. The objective of this qualitative study was to examine food security for low-income Hawaii residents. Methods: A sample of ...
  • Pilling, Valerie K.; Brannon, Laura A.; Shanklin, Carol W.; Roberts, Kevin R.; Barrett, Betsy B.; Howells, Amber D. (International Association for Food Protection, 2008)
    Very little research has evaluated how different types of food safety training requirements in foodservice establishments affect food handlers' performance. Foodservice employees (n = 242) from randomly selected restaurants ...